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Diamondback moth management proceedings of the first international workshop, Tainan, Taiwan, 11-15 March 1985. by

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Published by Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center in Shanhua, Taiwan .
Written in English


  • Diamondback moth -- Control -- Congresses.,
  • Agricultural pests -- Control -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographies and indexes.

SeriesAVRDC publication -- no. 86-248.
ContributionsAsian Vegetable Research and Development Center.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 471 p. :
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14276070M
ISBN 1092905800218

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Cole crops are important group of winter vegetables consumed all over the world. Among several cole crops, Cabbage (Brassica oleracea L. var. capitata) is important dback moth, Plutella xylostella is one of the most destructive pests of cruciferous vegetables in the world and has been reported from at least : Siddartha Danagowdar. The diamondback moth (DBM), Plutella xylostella (L.), costs the Chinese economy US$ billion annually, and considerable research has focused on its biology, ecology, and management. Insect Science () 19, –, DOI /jx ORIGINAL ARTICLE Management of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) by mating disruption Qing-Jun Wu1, Shu-Fa Zhang2, Jin-Liang Yao 3, Bao-Yun Xu1, Shao-Li Wang 1and You-Jun Zhang 1Department of Plant Protection, Institute of Vegetables and Flowers, Chinese Academy of Cited by: 7. The management of diamondback moth and other crucifer pests Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop, Nov. , Melbourne, Australia Trap crops for diamondback moth and other crucifer pests in Guam R. Muniappan, Junard Cruz and Jesse Bamba Arabidopsis thaliana as a model host plant for Plutella xylostella Jenny Barker1,2, Guy Poppy.

The diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae), is a cosmopolitan insect pest of Brassica crops. In South Africa, there are no action thresholds for its chemical control which makes it difficult for growers to make informed decisions on. Diamondback Moth 'Life Cycle' Information Sheet Identification Scientific Name: Plutella xylostella Linnaeus The adult moth is a small greyish insect with a wingspan of about 7mm. At rest the wings are folded close to the sides; the terminal edges, which almost touch, have a slightly upturned appearance. A narrow creamy-yellow stripe along the File Size: KB. Diamondback moth (DBM), Plutella xylostella L. (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) is a serious cabbage pest in ive insecticide use has led to resistance to all commonly used insecticides, including the recently introduced anthranilic diamide, rynaxypyr. MANAGEMENT. Natural enemies and insecticides applied to control other pests keep the diamondback moth under satisfactory control in most fields in California, but keep records of diamondback moth as you monitor for other caterpillars. Biological Control Natural enemies often effectively control diamondback moth in California.

In the UK, severe infestations by Plutella xylostella occur sporadically and are due mainly to the immigration of moths. The aim of this study was to develop a more detailed understanding of the phenology of P. xylostella in the UK and investigate methods of monitoring moth activity, with the aim of providing warnings to growers. Plutella xylostella was monitored using pheromone traps, by Author: Charlotte Wainwright, Sascha Jenkins, Daniel Wilson, Marian S Elliott, Andrew Jukes, Rosemary Collie. Diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (L.), is a serious and important pest of crucifers in many parts of the world, particularly in the tropics.   The Sixth International Workshop on Management of the Diamondback Moth and Other Crucifer Insect Pests R. Srinivasan, Anthony M. Shelton, Hilda L. Collins AVRDC-WorldVegetableCenter, Apr 1, - pages. management, the diamondback moth was selected for the case study based on the following considerations: • it was the most important pest of cabbages in the region • pest management efforts went through distinct phases • effective management exists • .